Waiting For God

Holly notices a pod floating in space and Rimmer orders that it be salvaged, convinced that it contains alien life forms, even though Lister realises that it is a Red Dwarf Garbage Pod, jettisoned from the waste disposal unit. Meanwhile Lister is researching the Cat’s religion and discovers that their race which evolved from his pet, Frankenstein, now have his image as their God. He follows the Cat deep into the hold of the ship and finds a Cat Priest who is dying with the belief that he hasn’t lived up to the expectations of the almighty Cloister (God). Lister convinces him that he has lived admirably as a priest so that he can die in peace and Lister comes to the conclusion that having religion is not as good as people believe as the cat race all perished trying to honour theirs